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CBS
Dec 11, 2012 6:00pm PST
man were picked up early this morning at a house in hercules. now, police believe that the suspects did dump their two victims here in this visitacion valley neighborhood and they call this case so bizarre, it could only happen in the movies. now, the man and the women were beat n up and tied up. one of them was shot, left on the street early sunday evening. information police said led them to the five suspects who had been in hercules at the time. they are a 32-year-old san francisco woman and a 21-year- old oakland man both of them charged with murder. the three other suspects, a 19- year-old, 22-year-old and 24- year-old women from hercules have been charged with accessory to murder. investigators say the victims did know their suspects. >> it was established that there was an expensive relationship between the victims -- extensive relationship between the victims and the suspect in this case. i can't get into detail about the relationships. >> reporter: they would elaborate on a motive nor confirm that the case may be connected to a drug or prostitution or a trafficking ring. on
CBS
Dec 13, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >>> new at 6:00, there's an odd new trend on the streets of oakland. when it comes to traffic stops, police there just don't make them like they used to. cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez explains why the numbers are down so much. >> reporter: as we drove the streets of oakland this afternoon the only police cars we saw were parked at the oakmont police substation. truth is site of a cop pulling over a car is more rare. the number of police stops in oakland is down some 75% from a few years ago. that's according to numbers obtained by the "chronicle" which shows oakland police made about 68,000 stops in 2008 and 2009. in 2010, the number went down to 49,000. in 2011, another huge drop to about 25,000. and by the end of this year, the projected number of police stops in oakland will be 15,733. police cite factors including layoffs which reduced the police force by 25%, cops running from one 911 call to another making it harder to make stops in between. also, special investigative and traffic teams have been disbanded including the motorcycle squads. >> just the motorcycle squads alone would
CBS
Nov 30, 2012 6:00pm PST
that much oakland at the airport two inches of rainfall. on the peninsula sfo 2." marin county in the north bay, st. helena nearly 6" of rain in 24 hours. so flood watches are still posted and there's more rain to come but right now you we are getting a break. more in the seven-day forecast coming up. >>> more than 7" of rain fell in the santa cruz mountains and cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez has that part of our coverage and word of a death that may be linked to this storm. joe. >> reporter: dana, we have spent our time up here in the santa cruz mountains but along the coastline in the swollen sokel creek which is in the town of capitola, this morning joggers found a body that washed up in the creek. now, police are being careful about this body. they are saying there is no sign of foul play. they say it appears to be a man in his 30s. but coincidentally there were also signs for a missing person in the area. so they are not positive that man was a victim of the storm. that investigation continues. now, back out live here in the mountains. folks here are used to the rain perhaps a little
CBS
Dec 24, 2012 6:00pm PST
. heavy rains ended around 6:00 p.m. yesterday. >> if at that moment there had been a very high tide, we could have had serious flooding. so, we were lucky in that respect. >> reporter: still, the creek did manage to find its way into nearby neighborhoods. as the water rose, officials decide toad sack wait hundreds. several homes sustained major water damage. >> we want to raise the level of the levy, create a wall and deal with the boils and then in the next few days we will make further assessments. >> for the long term, city and county officials have been promising a major flood criminal problem since '98. curtis simms wants the project finished yesterday. >> in 1998, we were here. 14 years later, it's about time to do something about it. >> reporter: we're back live. you can see here, the water is back in its banks here. they are not expecting any problems any time soon. as for that long-term project, the mayor of east palo alto tells me they are expecting to start a project within the next few months. allen, that will take years to complete. >> for those seven flooded homes, tho
CBS
Dec 27, 2012 6:00pm PST
is heartbroken at the news. she identified him from this facebook picture. she says the boy was always involved with sports and school and his father was devoted to his children. >> i feel for them. the dad was really nice. so dedicated to his family. you could see that they loved each other a lot. [ crying ] >> reporter: kendrick's parents were also hurt in the crash as was one other 16-year-old girl. it is not clear yet whether that victim is kendrick's sister. police haven't released her name yet. as for the suspect vehicle, police say the four people inside have now been charged with murder. police believe a gun was thrown out of the suspect vehicle during the chase and they are trying to find that gun to see if it matches the murder -- a previous murder that is the murder of a man who is a sheriff's department employee who was shot to death on christmas morning. in daly city, reporting live, joe vazquez, cbs 5. >> thank you. >>> we have some new video tonight of an armed robbery at a 7-eleven in fairfield. police say two men pulled out a handgun sunday when the store clerk
CBS
Dec 26, 2012 6:00pm PST
$8 a gallon. >> i would probably look at other options in terms of having it every night with dinner for the children or something. >> that's crazy. i didn't realize there's going to be a huge hike in the price of milk. >> reporter: watch your paycheck. employers can't be sure how much to deduct next week because of the "fiscal cliff." if you are on extended unemployment, those checks could also disappear by next friday. with no deal in congress, the jobless benefits end. and for those depend on the on those extend and unemployment checks on a weekly basis, right now will be the time to ration food since it's still not certain that there are benefits coming next week. and for those trying to plan ahead for anyone about to pass, the inheritance cast could shoot up to 50% if we go over the cliff. and not to mention the stock market, we all know that investors do not like uncertainty. so really hitting us from all sides. >> it's like we have one foot over the cliff already. >>> did you give thought to the "fiscal cliff" when doing your christmas shopping? many americans did becau
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 6:00pm PST
coming up ahead but right now it's unclear. he is scheduled to start sometime at the early part of next year once he starts they will have a better handle. right now that money funds 90 days of his consulting. >> i guess we'll have to wait and see how much of his plan they make public or keep within the department itself. >> right. >> reporter: some say the problem is not that the consultants haven't worked out. it's that the police department bureaucracy hasn't been willing to make the changes. that's the criticism. >> thank you, linda yee. >>> a bmw running from the police ended up hitting a car full of people killing one of them. it happened in oakland last night. cbs 5 reporter da lin tells us police are still looking for a passenger who took off running. >> reporter: two officers pulled over a bmw for speeding. the driver stopped but once the officers got out of their car, investigators say the bmw sped away. less than a mile away the driver of the bmw broadsided a black lincoln on 98th avenue. the impact killed the passenger in the sedan a woman in her early 20s. four other people
CBS
Dec 4, 2012 6:00pm PST
fill out the ballot right. that's a lot. one registrar official told me especially at $7,500 a day. and that's not in the budget. absolutely not. >> okay, mike sugerman, thank you. >>> crafts. 's attorney general is announcing a major shift in the way the state handles illegal immigrants. kamala harris is telling local police agencies don't have to follow federal rules when holding them. cbs 5 political reporter grace lee on why the ag has a problem with the feds. grace. >> reporter: she says the intent was good but the execution is overly brought meaning i.c.e. is deporting too many people. according to her research, about a third of the 28,000 people deported were not even criminals and -- 82,000 people deported were not even criminals and she issued the policy change today. >> that's been some confusion and we have been approached by law enforcement up and down the state asking for clarity. >> reporter: she issued a bulletin to all law enforcement agencies in california. if i.c.e. asks someone to detail someone they don't have to. she believes the program called security community or
CBS
Dec 3, 2012 6:00pm PST
highway 17 summit. and no word on how long repairs on that will take. >>> taking a look now at a pothole problem in pittsburg. pothole on highway 4 flattened dozens of tires before crews got out there and repaired it yesterday. >>> and classes at this school in fairfax were canceled today because of flooding. crews spent the day clearing rainwater and mud from white hill middle school and they tell us it will reopen tomorrow. >>> more than 1500 pg&e customers don't have power tonight. strong winds knocked down trees and power lines. crews restored electricity to 99% of those affected. right now more than 2700 customers are without power. >> i just got back from marin county. we had the same problem there. a lot of trees coming down. we have that picked up so i'm back at my regular yard out of antioch. >> pg&e hopes to have power restored to everyone by tomorrow morning. >>> and we are not out of the woods yet. chief meteorologist paul deanno with the next system coming in and new text nothing that will help us better understand the storms. >> perfect timing from the weather. we'l
CBS
Dec 10, 2012 6:00pm PST
stared directly at our family with a blank stare. it was good that he pointed that out. >> reporter: the judge told esteban if she has any hope of ever getting out of prison on parol, she better show signs of remorse. ann notarangelo, cbs 5. >>> another buy bomb -- pipe bomb inside pleasant hill early this afternoon. the fuse was lit. >>> a truck somehow snag the wire as it pulled into the juvenile detention facility overnight. as the driver and passenger scrambled to escape, they made a split second decision that saved their lives. >> they jumped out and cleared the vehicle completely before they hit the ground, so they didn't have contact with the ground and the vehicle which would prevent them from being electro cute. >> the driver told us that he stops at camp sweeney twice a week and never noticed that power line before. he thinks the pole may have already been broken causing the wires to sag. >>> checking some bay area headlines. san francisco police are investigating a bizarre case that left one man and the a woman with critical injuries. the couple was found bound and gagged
CBS
Dec 25, 2012 6:00pm PST
lot. >> reporter: are you worried. >> not this time. look at it. not even close >> reporter: but san anselmo has had its fill of storms. back in 2008, it was high. stores were damaged and some smaller businesses never recovered and closed shops. schools suffered, too. >> and we completely had to switch every classroom and then -- >> reporter: was it a pretty big mess, too? >> yes, huge mess >> reporter: despite today's downpour and frosty weather, there were still folks strolling. >> i like rain. i like the water. >> this year compared to last year, winter actually makes sense. like last year, it was like sunny all winter. >> reporter: well, since that last flood, all the businesses here in downtown installed these storm gates, designed to keep all the water to go off their businesses. they heap they won't have to. i don't think they will. acourting to doppler, the storm has moved on. >>> other bay area headlines. in vallejo, a car na police say was involved in a treat race hit a man in a crosswalk on broadway last night. that man who was in his 40s was sent flying 100 feet and i
CBS
Dec 14, 2012 6:00pm PST
town about 60 miles northeast of new york city. the death toll at the sandy hook elementary school stands at 26, including 20 children, some of them kindergarteners. and the principal of the school was killed as well. the gunman, 20-year-old adam lanza, armed with two handguns, opened fire in the kindergarten classroom where his mother was a teacher. her body was found later at her home. after the shootings, the police say adam lanza took his own life at the school. jim axelrod tells us how it all unfolded. jim? >> reporter: well, scott, it was just before -- just after 9:00 this morning at the sandy hook elementary school, which is right down the road here, a kindergarten through fourth grade school, so early this kids were still delivering their attendance list from their classrooms to the main office. as we say, a little after 9:00, the gunman apparently walked into the school and started shooting. police got 911 calls and kids could hear screaming coming over the intercom. the school was quickly placed on lockdown. teachers locking doors, pulling shades, keeping kids away from
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 6:00pm PST
briefly from the railing and then dropped 30 feet. he is now in serious condition at highland hospital in oakland. in livermore, they have been open less than a month and the outlet already has a new name and new owner. sun ridge property group said it acquired the outlet which is home to 130 stores. the price was not released. the new owners have already changed the name to livermore valley premium outlet. >>> bullying at school. more troubling is what happened when the two girls spoke up. girls tell us they are being bullied, even physically threatened at school and the district and school aren't doing anything about it. watch what we found when we checked into it. >> the school sign proclaims in bold letters be safe, responsible, respectful. but keep elementary is anything but according to these two fifth graders. >> they punch us, they slap us. >> samantha and autumn say they are constantly bullied in school by two brothers. >> they take our snacks. >> it started last year. >> their parents say they knew there was a problem. >> my daughter coming home crying telling me she is being ca
CBS
Dec 21, 2012 6:00pm PST
you know, it's still a highly competitive environment for nearly every job. >> reporter: at robert haff international a job recruiter agrees. the job market is red-hot for skilled employees in finance, information technology and project management. >> however, employees in a skilled labor market specialized skill sets are look at unemployment rates even under 3%. >> reporter: but for those in retail, construction or other blue collar jobs it's a tough market to crack for the young and inexperienced like this recent grad, it can be difficult just to get in the door. >> a lot of people were saying that they put in, you know, many resumes, had different interviews, but nothing really stuck. and they went through that over and over again. >> reporter: and that can be frustrating. don't expect those part time phenomena to go away anytime soon. it saves companies money not to provide benefits and with the affordable care act it's going to be even more expensive to have full-time employees. job recruiters though are a little more optimistic about it. their advice, if you are a part- timer
CBS
Dec 19, 2012 6:00pm PST
also a priority then. since, he says, funding has dropped off. he points out that teachers at sandy hook elementary actually had lockdown training and the school had a surveillance system at the front door. while it didn't stop the shooter, it did delay him. >> it's extremely tough to look at sandy hook and believe that the security systems and the training worked. they certainly didn't have the desired outcome of saving everyone, but the outcome could have been four times worse had they not had the measures that they did in place. >> reporter: senator boxer had some other ideas, as well. she wants the national guard to get involved in school security. she says they have the training and the familiarity with thousands of communities across this country. now, they would not replace local law enforcement of course. but she believes that they could help support them. >> thank you. >>> all the talk about automatic and semi-automatic weapons leaves people to wonder the difference. phil matier reports. >> reporter: one visit to the evidence room gives you a good idea of how many guns are
CBS
Dec 20, 2012 6:00pm PST
california and at the federal level. >> reporter: newman also points out that being an outsider in a leadership position may actually be a good thing because it gives you a fresh perspective. also, while we call them freshmen, a lot of these members have legal and business experience as well as in the political field and that can help them when they chair a committee so it's something to think about. these aren't 22-year-olds going into the office. >> those endorsing them, that's what they want us to look at their overall experience in life and what they bring to government. >> reporter: you have to look at them individually and some of them don't have experience with a committee that they were assigned to so that's why we were looking at this a little closer. >> it's going to be an interesting year in sacramento. thank you. >>> in the wake of the connecticut school shooting, a top state lawmaker wants the white house to consider california as a model for dealing with mental illness. senate president pro tem darrell steinberg wrote to vice president joe biden urging him to use califo
CBS
Dec 18, 2012 6:00pm PST
, and there have been unfortunately a couple of copycat, you know, phone-in threats as well at different campuses around the country and here in the bay area, as well. so obviously nobody taking any chances. again, unconfirmed reports of a gunman on campus at san jose city college portion of the campus on lockdown at this hour. other buildings on the campus students are being allowed to leave and you can see emergency vehicles there from our pictures in chopper 5 and again we are following this closely. technology center is being searched and the road is shut down at bascomb and moorpark. no traffic around the campus right now being allowed and we'll keep an eye on it from chopper 5 and on the ground, as well. >>> other news today, bay area mayors and state officials are also entering the gun control debate. cbs 5 political reporter grace lee is in hayward with a look at how mayors around the bay area are making their voices heard in the debate. grace. >> reporter: that's right, ken. the mayors in the biggest cities here in the bay area all agree that something has to be done.
CBS
Dec 17, 2012 6:00pm PST
. older schools are open and vulnerable. >> i think one of the things we are going to look at without question is physical layouts of schools. >> reporter: many police and fire departments now have electronic maps of every school so they can react faster. but both districts say metal detectors and armed guards are not answer. that's not the climate we want in our schools. >> we're talking about a loss of innocence here. i think this was something that -- i didn't think this was something that was even possible in our country but it is. >> reporter: it may seem after if schools are being targeted but i was reminded today that school violence is on the decline. elizabeth, it's been dropping since the 1990s. >> thank you, ann notarangelo. >>> a california senator will introduce a bill next month to ban assault weapons. >> here in this elementary school, look what happened 6- year-olds with three to 11 bullets from this bushmaster in their bodies, 20 of them. is this america? i don't think so. >> senator dianne feinstein also wants to ban large ammunition clips. feinstein says that she ha
CBS
Dec 12, 2012 6:00pm PST
reporter joe vazquez is at the murder scene with information on the aliases some of the suspects went by. >> reporter: we're in the 3700 block of san bruno and in this home here behind me, this is where two of the women who were arrested happen to live. it's also the place where two men ganged up on the male victim and two women ganged up on the female victim, beat them and gagged them and left them for dead. according to court documents, the two male suspects one carrying a gun went inside this home at 3733 san bruno avenue assaulted the male victim, 26- year-old steve reed and tied his hands behind his back. then prosecutors say suspects beat the female victim 19-year- old audrey prado, hog-tied her arms to her ankles and gagged her with a sock. last night a resident told cbs 5 reporter linda yee that the police took key evidence away including bedding. >> she had it in her room. >> reporter: like what, computer? >> computer, mattresses. >> reporter: mattresses? >> like beds. >> reporter: police believe one of the suspects shot steven reed in the neck. both victims were dumped on a sid
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 6:00pm PST
conscious consumerism which is what we're looking at. where is your money going, what is it supporting? people jumping off buildings? >> reporter: made in america may be an emerging trend but apple isn't the first. its rival google announced last summer that its new media streaming device called the nexus q is made in the u.s. speculation is rampant about what computer and where in the u.s. apple will manufacture its former assembly plant in elk grove one possibility. although some see apple's decision as a public relations move, one user says it's right for the times. >> i hope it's something tangible. this is also for the stakeholders. people on the ground actually working on the apple phones. >> reporter: low wages and low fuel costs were the main forces driving companies to start manufacturing overseas allen but over the decades we in that fuel costs are definitely up and wages in china as a result of some of this reporting of bad conditions there are on the rise 15 to 20% as well so it doesn't make as much economic sense as it used to. >> i'm sure consumers are wondering oh, yeah
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm PST
of construction in 2011, it was just -- i thought we were at war with birds. it was like the movi "birds." they were everywhere. >> reporter: bart is building the warm springs extension near lake elizabeth and something had to give, not the birds. one morning dove pair tried 11 times in one day to build its nest. >> if anybody had an idea we tried it. we tried sprinklers, reflective tape, ribbons, everywhere. we tried what we call air dancers that you see at used car lots and things like that, that are run on compressed air and wave around. >> reporter: but once a nest had eggs in it the work crews are stopped in their tracks. >> there was a case where a house finch pair decided to nest in a wheel well on a flatbed trailer loaded with reinforcing steel. that trailer couldn't be moved. >> reporter: these birds are the ultimate nimb yeah. it cost them $5 million about $17,000 a nest. >> it's way beyond what you would consider a practical use of, you know, protection and, you know, to the environment. >> reporter: bart says it would have cost them more if the project had been delayed
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